Bayern and Alba hit key domestic wins on the road

2024-01-21T19:06:30+00:00 2024-01-21T21:01:14+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

21/Jan/24 19:06

Working away from home on Sunday, both FC Bayern Munich and ALBA Berlin improved their status in the easyCredit BBL

By Eurohoops Team/

Pulling away in the fourth quarter, FC Bayern Munich took down Niners Chemnitz, 86-73, on Sunday.

Carsen Edwards produced 20 points as the team coached by Pablo Laso slowed down the leaders of Germany’s easyCredit BBL in Round 17 of the Regular Season. Vladimir Lucic chipped in 13 points and nine rebounds and Niels Giffey finished with 12 points. Isaac Bonga was among the sidelined players for the Munich outfit.

Earlier in Telekom Dome, ALBA Berlin shook off a slow start for a key domestic win, 95-87, versus Telekom Baskets Bonn. Scoring 22 points, Yanni Wetzell paved the way and set a new individual record for the 2023-24 campaign. Ziga Samar (foot), Louis Olinde (head), and Justin Bean (ankle) were out for the team coached by Israel Gonzalez.

The team coached by Roel Moors, heading to Gameday 1 of the Basketball Champions League Round of 16 and hosting Galatasaray Ekmas on Tuesday, fell to 10-8 in the BBL. Canadian Thomas Kennedy registered a team-high 19 points in the losing effort.

BBL Round 17

Bamberg Baskets – ratiopharm Ulm 76-84
Rostock Seawolves – Wurzburg Baskets 78-91
Veolia Towers Hamburg – EWE Baskets Oldenburg 80-91
HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim – Basketball Lowen Braunschweig 70-80
Tigers Tubingen – BG Gottingen 95-116
Telekom Baskets Bonn – ALBA Berlin 87-95
Niners Chemnitz – FC Bayern Munich 73-86
MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg – RASTA Vechta 77-74
MLP Academics Heidelberg – Syntainics MBC (22/1)

STANDINGS: Niners Chemnitz 14-3, FC Bayern Munich 12-3, ratiopharm Ulm 13-4, ALBA Berlin 10-4, Wurzburg Baskets 11-5…

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